“WE CAN HELP MOORE”
Fundraising Effort to Benefit Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Victims
“WE CAN HELP MOORE” is a multi-level fundraising effort spearheaded by musician Kenny Wayne Shepherd, YEARONE and the Hot Rodders Children’s Charity
May 22, 2013 – Multi-Platinum blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and DCF Concerts in association with muscle car parts supplier YEARONE and the Hot Rodders Children’s Charity announced today the formation of the “We Can Help Moore” Relief Effort to benefit the victims of the recent tornadoes in Moore. Oklahoma. All proceeds from the Relief Effort will be donated to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
The “We Can Help Moore” Relief Effort will begin immediately with all donations received by the Hot Rodders Children’s Charity (HRCC) beginning now through June 7th benefitting the tornado victims. Donations can be made by visiting www.yearone.com or www.hotrodderschildrenscharity.org.
The Relief Effort kicks into high gear during the week of June 1st through June 7th, when muscle car parts supplier YEARONE will be attending the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour. The Power Tour is a rolling car show/road trip that travels from Arlington, Texas to Charlotte, North Carolina, stopping each night in a different city. At each stop YEARONE and the HRCC will be taking donations for the “We Can Help Moore” Relief Effort. For information on the Power Tour, visit: http://www.hotrod.com/powertour/hrdp_1305_2013_hot_rod_power_tour_dates_and_cities/
The Relief Effort culminates on June 7th, 2013 with a special Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band concert benefittaking place at The Diamond Ballroom in Oklahoma City, OK benefiting those affected by the tragic tornado.
Ticket information is available online at www.dcfconcerts.com. Ticket prices will be $30, although, all tickets previously purchased for the Kenny Wayne Shepherd concert will be honored. In addition to the $30 ticket price there will be 60 VIP Packages available for $100. VIP packages will include admission to the We Can Help Moore Concert, admission to the soundcheck party, a meet-and-greet with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and early admission to the venue.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd and event producers issued the following statement: “We Can Help Moore” is a way for us to aid a community that has been devastated by the tornadoes. We have decided to donate all proceeds from this concert to The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
YEARONE President and HRCC Founder Kevin King stated: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of the recent tragedy in Moore, Oklahoma. We spoke with our good friend Kenny Wayne Shepherd and we both agreed the “We Can Help Moore” effort was something we could do to help. We’ll be carrying the message of help and hope across the country on behalf of Moore, Oklahoma.”
As the residents of Oklahoma begin to recover from the stunning destruction they endured, We Can Help Moore will provide an opportunity for the community to come together to provide comfort and support to their neighbors.
About Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Kenny Wayne Shepherd has sold millions of records worldwide and is a five time Grammy nominated artist. He has six #1 Blues Albums, two Blues Music Awards, two Orville H. Gibson awards and two Billboard Music Awards among many other accolades. Kenny is a native of Shreveport, LA.
About YEARONE, Inc.: YEARONE is a Georgia-based company that specializes in serving the wide-ranging automotive enthusiast community. YEARONE’s primary focus lies in providing the absolute best restoration and performance parts and accessories for domestic vehicles built from the late ‘50s through the present day, with particular emphasis placed on the exciting muscle car period of the ‘60s and ‘70s. For more information, visit www.yearone.com.
About HRCC: Improving the lives of children is the primary mission of the Hot Rodders Children’s Charity, a certified non-profit 501c3 agency. By harnessing the enthusiasm and innate sense of responsibility found in the automotive enthusiast community, the HRCC successfully raises funds and awareness of the various children’s causes at events throughout the year. The HRCC aligns with a variety of local and national organizations representing a multitude of causes. This allows the HRCC to effect positive change in the lives of many different children with many different needs. For more information visit www.hotrodderschildrenscharity.org
WE CAN HELP MOORE – KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD - FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH 7PM
DIAMOND BALLROOM – I-240 & S. EASTERN
www.dcfconcerts.com, Buy For Less Stores, by Phone 866.977.6849
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